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Lightning strikes in Carbondale keep firefighters busy

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Reports of lightning strikes as storms moved through southern Illinois kept firefighters busy early Wednesday morning.

The Carbondale Fire Department says around 5:50 a.m. several fire alarms started going off in the area of 516 S. University Street in Carbondale.

Firefighters confirm that there was a lighting strike, but it did not spark a fire, and they cleared the scene quickly.

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